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DS5.2 - IT Security Plan

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IT Security Plan

Translate business, risk and compliance requirements into an overall IT security plan, taking into consideration the IT infrastructure and the security culture. Ensure that the plan is implemented in security policies and procedures together with appropriate investments in services, personnel, software and hardware. Communicate security policies and procedures to stakeholders and users.

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Value Drivers

  • The IT security plan satisfying business requirements and covering all risks to which the business is exposed
  • Investments in IT security managed in a consistent manner to enable the security plan
  • Security policies and procedures communicated to stakeholders and users
  • Users aware of the IT security plan
  Risk Drivers
  • IT security plan not aligned with business requirements
  • IT security plan not cost effective
  • Business exposed to threats not covered in the strategy
  • Gaps between planned and implemented IT security measures
  • Users not aware of the IT security plan
  • Security measures compromised by stakeholders and users

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  1. Define and maintain an overall IT security plan that includes:
    • A complete set of security policies and standards in line with the established information security policy framework
    • Procedures to implement and enforce the policies and standards
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Staffing requirements
    • Security awareness and training
    • Enforcement practices
    • Investments in required security resources
  2. Collect information security requirements from IT tactical plans (PO1), data classification (PO2), technology standards (PO3), security and control policies (PO6), risk management (PO9), and external compliance requirements (ME3) for integration into the overall IT security plan.
  3. Translate the overall IT security plan into enterprise information security baselines for all major platforms and integrate it into the configuration baseline (DS9).
  4. Provide information security requirements and implementation advice to other processes, including the development of SLAs and OLAs (DS1 and DS2), automated solution requirements (AI1), application software (AI2), and IT infrastructure components (AI3).
  5. Communicate to all stakeholders and users in a timely and regular fashion on updates of the information security strategy, plans, policies and procedures.

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by Venkatasubramanian Ramakrishnan, CISM, CRISC, CHFI
Bayesian networks can capture the complex interdependencies among risk factors and can effectively combine data with expert judgment.
Volume 3, 2018
by Ed Moyle
Every year, ISACA conducts its annual Global State of Cybersecurity research. The second part of the survey asks about security practices in the field: what is working and what is not.
Volume 3, 2018
by Ed Moyle
When people hear the term “cyberwarfare,” there are a few things that come to mind. The things people visualize tend to be the high-impact, “scare the pants off you” scenarios such as...
Volume 3, 2018
by Chip Jarnagin, CISSP, CSM, PMP, and Sonja Hammond, CISSP, ITIL Foundation, PCI-ISA
The exposure of data for up to 14 million of Verizon’s customers in July 2017 was an enormous embarrassment, particularly for an organization that presents itself as a premium cybersecurity consultancy.
Volume 3, 2018
by T. Sean Kelly
Proactive IG requires collaboration among legal, compliance, security and IT teams to take an incremental, measurable approach to deal with today’s enterprise data challenges.

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